IIT Kanpur Placements 2018-19

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) Estd : 1959 Approved by : AICTE, NBA Type : Public
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  • Average Package INR 5.9 Lacs
  • Highest Domestic Package N/A
  • Highest International Package N/A
  • Lowest Domestic Package INR 3 Lacs
  • Companies Visiting 280
  • Total Offers N/A
  • Percentage of Student Placed N/A
B.Tech - 2015
  • Average Package N/A
  • Highest Domestic Package N/A
  • Highest International Package N/A
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  • Companies Visiting 240
  • Total Offers N/A
  • Percentage of Student Placed 100.0

Usually, IIT Kanpur begins the placement process for the graduating batch in December every year. IIT Kanpur has an excellent placement record, and the highest package offered by top companies is around Rs. 1 crore per annum. Every year, top companies across the globe visit the campus of IIT Kanpur to recruit graduating students. IIT Kanpur graduates have a huge demand in the job market nationally and internationally. Top companies such as Microsoft, Google, Morgan Stanley, Samsung, etc participate in the campus recruitment process of IIT Kanpur.

All the students enrolled in various courses of IIT Kanpur can be confident of securing jobs, as the placement cell of IIT Kanpur plays a vital role in organizing placement sessions by top companies. Alumni and faculty of IIT Kanpur mentor students before the commencement of placement season so that they face interviews with utmost confidence. The premier institute conducts placement tests to shortlist the candidates for the placement process.

IIT Kanpur provides internship opportunities to B.Tech students. Students in the first, second and third year can pursue internships in various companies. Every year, top companies visit IIT Kanpur to provide internship opportunities to students. These companies also offer a lucrative stipend to selected students.


IIT Kanpur phase 1 placements for the academic session 2018-19 commenced on December 01, 2018. The placements of IIT Kanpur began on a positive note this year. Largest social networking site in the world - Facebook offered the highest annual package of Rs. 1.42 crore to an IIT Kanpur student this year. Google, on the other hand, recruited three students for an annual package of Rs. 1 crore. Students who secured jobs in companies such as Facebook and Google are from Computer Science Engineering course. 

On Day 1 of IIT Kanpur placements 2018-19, 18 companies offered annual packages of above Rs.25 lakh. Microsoft was one of the recruiters that offered a package of Rs.1 crore per annum.  World Quant Company recruited three students for an annual salary of Rs. 50 lakh. 

By Day 3 of IIT Kanpur placements 2018-19, over 450 students bagged job offers from top firms. In the first three days of IIT Kanpur placements, 40% of registered students secured jobs. HSBC and Sterlite turned out to be the top recruiters on Day 3. As many as 18 companies participated in the placement drive on the third day and hired 80 students. HSBC hired 10 students while Sterlite hired eight students.

On Day of IIT Kanpur placements 2018-19. over 50 students bagged jobs. 

More details about IIT Kanpur placements 2018-19 will be updated here. Stay tuned. 


IIT Kanpur Placement Highlights:

  • Around 280 companies participated in the placement drive. Some of the recruiters are Facebook, Mckinsey, Goldman Sachs, Reliance, Google, InfoX etc.

  • IIT Kanpur achieved 100% placement.

  • Average Salary was around Rs. 5.9 lakhs per annum.

  • Highest Salary was Rs. 22 lakhs per annum.

  • Lowest Salary was Rs. 3 lakhs per annum.

The Placement details and statistics of IIT Kanpur are mentioned below:


Students Selected

Average (Lakhs)

Highest (Lakhs)

Lowest (Lakhs)

Mechanical Eng. (ME)





Aerospace Eng. (AE)





Computer Science Eng. (CSE)





Civil Engineering (CE)





Electrical Eng. (EE)





Chemical Eng.  (CHE)





Metallurgy & Materials Engineering (MME)





Biological Sciences & Bioengineering (BSBE)





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